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January 19, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Chain of transplants gives gift of life to Minnesota teacher

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Amy Infanger had a rare kidney disease and a difficult path to transplant. A transplant chain involving 16 people across the country got her the match she needed and the chance to grow old with her family. Nearly 100,000 Americans are on a waiting list to receive a kidney transplant. For one Minnesota woman, finding a […]

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, kidney transplant, Transplant Center


July 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Living and Breathing His Truth About Organ Donation

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

At 71, Robert thought he was too old to qualify for lung transplantation. Affected by a devastating, rare disease that destroyed his lung function, the Florida retiree had all but given up hope that the illness wouldn’t claim his life — until his Mayo Clinic medical team stepped in and encouraged him to pursue a […]

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Tags: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Augustine Lee, Dr. David Erasmus, Dr. Ian Makey, lung transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Transplant Center


March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Heart Transplant Helps Elise Campbell Reach New Heights

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

A lifesaving heart transplant at Mayo Clinic helped Elise Campbell break free from the physical limitations of a rare genetic heart condition she had lived with since she was 14. Now Elise is relishing the opportunity to enjoy experiences she never thought possible.

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Tags: cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. D. Eric Steidley, Dr. Octavio Pajaro, Dr. Robert Scott, Heart transplant, Transplant Center


July 5, 2017 · Leave a Comment

A Sudden Detour for Heart Transplant, Then Back in Stride

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Yasmin Mullings found out she needed a heart transplant, she wasn’t sure she could go through with it. But with support and encouragement from her Mayo Clinic care team, Yasmin successfully navigated the transplant. Today, with a healthy heart, she’s back to her active life.

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Tags: Heart transplant, organ donation, Transplant Center


December 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Giving back after a successful stem cell transplant

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

After a successful stem cell transplant for stage 4 peripheral T-cell lymphoma, Wendy Hamilton turns her gratitude into action.

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Tags: 1036, 2146, 3740, 3981, 5234, 5335, 5417, Mayo Clinic, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Transplant Center, Wendy Hamilton


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